Lis Hoyte is a Consultant in Coercive control, Author of Break Free (2021), Speaker and life coach. She helps and supports Women and Men to break free from coercive controlling relationships. She specifically focuses on the importance of the ‘Inner Game’ for healing and changing the course of life while paying less attention to anything external that cannot be controlled. She is an advocate for the voice of the child and the effects that coercive control can have on children, especially through co-parenting once the abusive relationship has ended. Empowerment of the self is also where her services help clients.
Tell us about your life before the venture/leading up to your venture?
Stuck in a controlling and coercive relationship for 18 years, I finally made the decision to leave. Once I made this decision I wrote my first publication Break Free and became a Speaker to spread awareness of coercive control world wide, furthermore, help and support 27,000 human beings to break free from this cycle of abuse.
Tell us something about your organization. What is it about and how is it helpful for people?
My organisation spreads awareness of coercive control and provides coaching programmes either within groups or 1-1 to help individuals to break free from domestic abuse and coercive control. Speaking events and workshops are also available to help and educate companies on the complexities of coercive control and how to support those that are in these types of relationships. Lis, Really? What? Coaching and Speaking LTD Is also a facilitator of the VOICE programme.
What has been the response of the consumers towards your venture?
Positive and life changing, the focus is always on what the individual gets out of my service. The credit is with the clients who have successfully come through the coaching programmes.
How has your life changed because of your venture?
I wake up on purpose and with purpose everyday, with peace in my heart. The true essence of empowerment.
Give a motivational message for the audience/women who are reading this.
Make decisions in your life that will create peace in your heart.